NASA’s Mars Odyssey has been orbiting the Red Planet for literally 20 years—here’s a glimpse of what it’s been up to.
‘Vernal equinox’ isn’t just the technical term for the first day of spring, and 'summer solstice’ means something beyond ‘first day of summer.’
Donna Shirley made space history in the 1990s as the first woman to manage a NASA program. She led both the Mars Exploration Program and the team that built Sojourner, the first rover to land on the Red Planet.
NASA’s latest Mars mission is progressing nicely after Perseverance survived its “seven minutes of terror.”
A cargo craft delivering supplies to the International Space Station has been named after Katherine Johnson, the influential "human computer" who helped send the first Americans to space.
John F. Kennedy's stirring speech on September 12, 1962, sparked a passion for space exploration that eventually led us right to the moon.
The space program often calls for astronauts to be in orbit for the holidays. Here's how they do it.
Foggy glass can make your drive dangerous—here’s how to get rid of it quickly (and how to avoid it in the first place).
Kate Rubins cast her ballot from the International Space Station with the help of a county clerk and a nifty technology known as the PDF.
NASA's new-and-improved space toilet has a redesigned seat that should be more accommodating to female astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
Many people think they know what being an astronaut is like, but real astronauts will tell you that working for NASA is a lot different from what’s portrayed in movies.
Contestants will learn how to become astronauts—and compete for a 10-day trip to the ISS while doing it.
From ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson to female Nobel Laureates you may not have heard of, Nina Chhita's Instagram is giving us some important history lessons.
Jeanette Epps has dreamed of being a NASA astronaut since age 9, and her first-ever spaceflight will make history.
Winners of NASA's Lunar Loo Challenge will receive thousands of dollars for designing toilets that works as well on the moon as they do in microgravity.
NASA scientist Geronimo Villanueva built a tool that models the colorful, alien sunsets of planets like Mars, Uranus, and Venus.
Mary W. Jackson, NASA’s first Black female engineer, was an unsung hero of the Space Race in the 1960s.
SpaceX is about to make company history when it launches its first crewed spacecraft for a mission to the International Space Station. Here are the best places to stream the event.
NASA's Juno spacecraft got a close look at the mesmerizing clouds above Jupiter on two recent fly-bys.
Before SpaceX sends its Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station, see what the astronauts onboard will experience with this free docking simulator.
Just because you’re not headed to the Moon doesn’t mean you can’t flaunt your passion for space exploration.
While your parents were snapping a photo of you covered in birthday cake, the Hubble was snapping one of a dust storm on Mars.